Winter Activities

There’s so much to do in and around Fairview in the winter! Ski across country or downhill, skate indoors or outdoors, or pack up the kids and the sled and hit the toboggan hill. No matter your age, your next winter adventure is waiting in our backyard!

Cross Country Skiing

Discover a local winter wonderland along the gorgeous cross-country ski trails near Cummings Lake and Sand Lake. To support the trails, inquire about purchasing a membership for the Dunvegan Nordic Ski and Cycle Club on their Facebook page.

Cummings Lake Walking Trail

Enjoy the serenity and calm of nature along the Cummings Lake Walking Trail that connects Cummings Lake, the Fairview Golf Course, and the Town of Fairview. The system consists of eleven kilometres of paved and graveled trails in several loops that travel around the golf course, the reservoirs, Cummings Lake Campground, and, of course, Cummings Lake itself. For more information, download the trail map here.

Downhill Skiing

Hit the slopes for a day (or night) of skiing or snowboarding at the Fairview Ski Hill. Head twenty kilometres southwest of Fairview and enjoy fifteen groomed runs suitable for novice to advanced skiers that are serviced by four ski lifts. No experience? No problem. Take lessons from a knowledgeable ski instructor and start shredding powder in no time. More info on their website at

Outdoor Skating Rink

Located on the south side of the Fairview Arena, the outdoor skating surface is the perfect location for brisk outdoor fun. Gather your friends for an impromptu pick-up game of shinny, or bring the kids and make some frosty ice-skating memories. More information can be found here. Complete with sheltered skate shack for lacing up! Available seasonally until 10 p.m. More information here.

Toboggan Hill

The thrills, the screams, the holding-on-for-dear-life—yep, the best winter memories are made on the toboggan hill. Bring your toboggans and sleds for hours of economical fun on the local hill, located on the south side of the Fairview Community Centre parking lot. It’s the most Canadian way to enjoy winter!